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Trench Rescue - Technician - CANCELLED
June 19-23, 2017

The course has been designed in accordance with NFPA 1006.  The course pertains to trench rescues involving injured or entrapped persons. 

The class covers the federal and state regulations, use of specialized equipment for atmospheric monitoring, emergency shoring systems, victim excavation, and employment of rescuer constructed retrieval systems.  Special emphasis will be given to rescuer safety and scene evolutions involving various trench rescue problems.


Students are required to provide their own equipment:

Helmet, safety glasses, work gloves and steel toe boots


Program Prerequisite:  Rope Rescue-Operations AND Trench Rescue-Operations

All questions regarding department eligibility for backfill and overtime reimbursement should be directed to Illinois MABAS at (847) 403-0500 or

This class has been cancelled.
Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy
2300 Patriot Boulevard Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: 847-998-8090 • Fax: 847-998-8091

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